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EUGENE CITY GUARD.
M, I CAMPBELL, . . PraprleMr,
EUGENE CITY. OREGON.
Jacob IIiooins, a well known
farmer, hung himslf to a trco in the
woods, a short distance from his
residence, near Hixnon Station, Tenn
lie had recently loHt his wife. lie
leaves five small children, who have
no relative! to care for them.
Tim extraction ol camphor from the
tree toUlly destroys iU growth, and it
wu owing to this fact that the custom
once prevailed in Japan that when a
person removes tho camphor another
tree was immediately planted in the
ktead of that one from which the gum
had been remoed.
A Pitthiiuho mechanical engineer
lias invented a novel movable dam, by
tho use of which he claims a boating
stage of water may be obtained in shal
low rivcM at all seasons of the year.
The invontion has been examined by
old river men and pronounced practi
cable. The invontor is 82 years old.
Exi kkimentm have proved Unit the
tonsilo strength of a wet rupo is only
one-third that of the same rope when
dry, and a rope saturated with grease
or soup is weaker still, as the lubricant
permits tho fibers to slip with greater
facility. Hemp ropo contracts strong
ly on being wet, and a dry rone twenty
live feet long will shorten to twenty
four on being wet.
It is propoed to preserve fish alivo
by placing them in vessels tilled with
water and hermetically oaled. It is
Huid that full so conlinud have been
found alive after thrco weeks, without
either air or water having been
changed, while- fish in an open jar
died in forty-eight hours. If tho air
in the ve&skl is compressed tho life of
tho fish is still further prolonged.
4 fftlfM BlUUli: ll'lfll luu mi'"M
l'.ta. ul...l..d ...... . Mm nil il t lull
which the annual rings beur to tho
ago of trees it has been concluded
that tiny aro only an approxinia
lively und not certainly correct index
of age. Any agency ope rating to pro
duce alternate periods of rest and ac
tivity in the growth of the trees serves
to determine their formation. in
cold climates the number of rings
more nearly serves to indicate the ago
of tho trees titan in Warm climates.
A kkw weeks ago a citizen of Thorp,
Wis., going through the woods near
there, found two deer with their horns
locked together. Ono was dead und
frozen still', and tho other had dragged
the dead body over forty rxls and torn
up the ground and brush in its frantic
effort to gut free. It was still alivo,
but very weak, and tho hard-hearted
citison killed the poor animal, and
then had to breuk the horns in order
to get thorn apart
Pa fun bottles aro now in extensive
use for containing such substances as
ink, blueing, shoo dressing, gluo, etc,
They aro made by rolling glued sheets
of paper into long cylinders, which
are then cut into sui'ablo lengths.
Tops and Wtoins aro lilted in, the in
side coated with a water-proof com
Mtund, and all this is done by machin
ery almost us quickly us one can
Homk phenomenal fortunes have
been made of late years in the Penn
sylvania oil fields. That of William
Phillips, of Newcastle, for instance,
which amounts to $1,000,000, has all
boon made since 187i(. Vandegrift, of
rittsburg, has taken $5,000,000 out of
the oil fields since 18S0, and a dozen
men could be mentioned who have
made 11,000,000 or more in the same
Ok six hundred tornadoes, of which
record has boon made in the United
States, not more than seventy -five
wore east of the Allegheny Mountains.
The warm air tempestuously driven
from the Uulf of Mexico up the Mis
sissippi Valley is caught up by tho
polar wind and driven in gyratory tor-
muloet aorooa the prairie. Tho Appa
lachian range serves on the Atlantic
aloie an a barrier against storms of
A OKEiT tunnel has been con
ntructed through tho Cascade Moun
taint for the Northern Pacific Railroad,
at a cost of about $-2,000,000. One of
the interesting features of its construc
tion waa that electrio lights were used
to illuminate it while work waa going
on and that the power waa supplied
by a mountain stream falling directly
over the mouth of the tunnel. There
h abundance of such power going to
waate all over the country, and more
attention should be given to its utili-
Ai Epitome of the frkipa Eventi Not
ittractio? Pahlir Iiierafl
The Indianapolis Veneer Company's'
works burned. Loss, $100,000; insur
John Muchth.br, a confectioner,!
killed his wife and himself at Detroit.
Domestic troubles was tho cause,
I'rof. B. O. Hoots died at Tamaroa,
111., in his seventy-eighth year. He
had l)een for years President of the
Board of Education of th.it State.
Charles Cross, Jhe jockey, who wan
thrown from his horse at the Jerome
park race, New York, died from his
injuries at Manhattan's hospital.
The hotel at Manitou Park, Colo.,
burned, with all the contents, caused
by a log rolling from the fire place,
and setting fire to the house. Loss,
Tho Atlas paper mill, controlled by
Kimberly, Clark & Company, was to
tally destroyed by iire at Appleton,
Wis. Loss, $150,000; insurance, about
Destructive forest fires are raging on
the south shore of Conception bay, N.
S. At Little Kaynorth twenty-six
families were burned out. One woman
and two children were burned to
Commandant Hereot, proprietor of
the Louvre, and a warm advocate of
the Boiilungcr cause, during a fit of
temporary mental aberration, shot his
young wifo und then shot himself, at
runs, r ranee.
A disastrous, fire visited Trinidad,
Col. After a hard fiirht the lire de
partment succeeded in gutting control
of it, but not until the Coinmerciu,
hotel, with seven or eight business
houses, had been consumed.
V m. George, a hotel man, died ot
Spring View, Neb., of the glanders
He contracted the disease while treat
ing u trotting horse which ho owned
tleorge suffered great ugony for two
weeks uoloro his death
Nineteen persons were poisoned at
K.isota, Mum., fiom eHting cheese
which was manufactured in Wiscon
sin. Many of the victims becamo in
sensible, after suffering spasms, but
with good treatment will recover.
A tenement house wag burned at
Lowell, Mass. Eugenia Vallerand
aged 18, Peter Vallerand, itged 8, and
Delia Vullerand, aged ft, perished
Another of tho Yullerand family mid
another occupant named Bjisveit,
were fatally hurt.
A bottle was picked up on the shore
near lax-know, (int., containing a note
slating that the schooner TiU'cn, of
Hay City, was going down with all on
hoard. 1 here was no date on t he note
Tho vessel has not beeu hcurd from
for some days.
Tho remains of August Johnson
a id his M-year-old son have been
f mud on tho praiiio, near .Syracuse
Ks., und suspicion points to Oscar
brother of August, a the murderer,
The party were traveling and selling
horses. Oscar lias disappeared.
Daviil K. Calbert, of Chicago, acci
dentally shot and killed his 18-year
old bride, at their home. He hud
dressed himself, und whs picking up
lus wutcli and revolver from the bed
when tho weapon was discharged. The
ball struck the lady in tho .breast, and
killed her instantly. They were ma
rod only two woeks.
An atrocious outrage is reported
from Fair tfhunce, Penn. Samaul
Humbert, an old resident of Fair
Chance, was assaulted by masked men
at his residence, who tortured him for
two Hairs to make him disclose the
place of his supposed wealth. His
feet were toasted in front of a lire, in
addition to other indignities.
A cash boy named Andiew Howard
uged 11, has confessed that ho startc
the million dollar liio which destroyed
the dry goods store of Iiarnes, Hene
gerer A Co., at Ruflalo, N. Y. He
says he started the fire Iktiuipo ho was
mad at Starring, a lloor walker, who
would not excuse him to go to
funeral at which ho was to bo a pall
Mrs. Sarah Jano Whitcling volun
turily confessed that she had Kioned
tier two children at Philadelphia
Penn., and hud furnished her husband
with iHiison with which, she declares,
ho took his own life, on account of
despondency caused by poverty. Mrs,
Whiteling poisoned her 9-year-olJ
daughter Bertha, and a boy, due
two years old.
Fillippo Guastoni, shot Mrs. liouisa
Marri, and then blew out bis own
Drams, iie was a constant visitor in
tho Marri household aud had for some
time made no secret of his love for the
woman. He had been warned by the
woman's husband not to interfere with
the domestic relations of the Mairi
family. Notwithstanding the warn
ing, ho forced himself into Mrs.
Marri's bedroom, where tho tragedy
A thrilling accident occurred at the
Biunduge Whirlpool pork elevator at
Lock port, X. Y. Four South Ameri
cans, accompanied by an interpreter,
aiepped into the car lo descend to the
rapids, a descent of 300 feet, at an an
glo of forty-five degrees, when the car
suddenly started, and rushed to the
bottom of the incline, where it was
dashed rhto splinters, and iU occu
pants thrown with jrreat force upon
mo piHuunu. uciore uiey coiuu es
cape the other csr reached the top
-.1 ..f 11 f . i
wun sucn loreo that it waa detached.
and came down iioii the shocked and
bewildered victims of the first car
with a tremendous crash. Mr. Santa
had a lee broken and was terribly
shaken up and bruised, and her daugh
ter waa badly hurt, "
Devoid Principally to WaihingtoD
Territory and California,
The proj'ct for building a large
hotel in Ellensburg, W, T., is one
that is much talked of lately.
Home fine nuirgets were brought in'
J in i i urm.i i
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from (he placers of the Hvvauk.
The Olympia (W T.) board of trade
is preparing a circular to advertise the
cify. It is to be done by private en
terprise. . A brakeman named A. A. Martin
was crushed to death by the Santa
Fe train near Santa Ana, Cal. He re
sided in Los Angeles, aud leaves a
What was left of the steamer Julia
which was blown uo mar Valhjo.
Cal., feveral months since, was sold by
United States Marshal Franks, as
trustee, for $015.
Richard Van Staden was killed at
Mountain View, Cal., by jumping, it
is supposed, from tho Monterey ex
press train, and hi body was horiibly
A man with a bullet hole near his
heart was found in Columbia square,
San Francisco. It is thought the
man was murdered, bm it is strange no
one heard the shots in the neighbor
hood. John Walton, a waiter in a restau
rant at Los Angeles, Cal., was acci
dentally shot by the proprietor, James
Wilson, while the hitter was cleaning
a revolver. The ball passed through
Walton's abdomen. The wound is
Five young men of Sin Francisco,
whoso ages range from 18 to 22, hired
a yawl to take a row on tho bay.
When near Government island the
boat capsized and one man,' George
Flitnnery, was drowned. Tho body
has not been recovert d.
Deputy Sheriff Alverd, of Cocbiz
county, Ariz., had a fight with three
Sonora train robbers in the Whetstone
mountains, sixty miles north of this
place. The officers succeeded in kill
ing two and mortally wounding the
Joe Wallace, a young man, met
with a fatal accident on freight train
No. 13, between Hot Springs and
Eagle Gorge, W. T. Ho fell betweeu
tho moving cars and was horribly
mutilated. Ho was brought to the
Fanny Paddock hospital, where he
At the Coyote ranch near Spring
ville, Ariz., a shooting affair occurred
between William Magee and Henry
Jenkins. Tho hitler w.w fatally
woundi d, a Robert Thomas, a looker
on, was shot in tho leg, shattering the
bone and amputation was necessary.
Jenkins lived twenty-four hours. He
leaves a wifo and threo children.
Muvce was arrested', examined bikI
discharged on iv verdict of justifiable
Bertha Schaefehl, a girl 10 years of
age, residing with her widowed mother
in San Francisco, was sitting on a
stairway on tho street, when tho boom
of a blast in the vicinity was heard,
and a jagged bit of rock came whiz
zing through the air, sinking the
child on the head. Tho unconscious
child was conveyed to her home, and
medical attendance was nimmoned.
Her skull was found to be fractured,
and tho physicians state there is ao
hope for her recovery.
Dr. E. C. Thatcher, a prominent
physician of San Diego, dal., com
mitted suicide at Ramon by piercing
his jugular vein with a lancet und
bleeuing to death. He was commis
sioned Burgeon in the navy by Presi
dent Johnson in 1S(5, mid served till
1873. lie was a native of Pennsyl
vania. Litoly he was addicted to the
uso of morphine.
James Ahern, a fewer contractor,
paraded in tho democratic demonstru
tion at San Francisco, and returned
home at a late hour. He became ill
at about 3 o'clock in the iii'irniiu: mid
starting for if not her roi m mistook an
open window for a .door and walked
through it. A moment later a police
man found him lviir; on the sidewalk
with his skull fractured ami covered
with blood. Ho died an hour later.
He leaves a widow and live daughters.
Harvey Weiss, one of the best
known salesmen traveling out of Chi
cago, was found dead in Golden Gate
Park, in Sun i rancisco, with a bullet
hole throiiKh his head and a revolver
by his side with two chambers empty.
1'evt lopmenta proved that it was a
case of suicide, and. letters, found on
his person showed the cause was loss
from gambling. Ho wrote pitiful let
ters to his wife and children. Among
his other papers was a contract en
tered into with his firm, Kuhn, Nathan
A Fisher, a prominent clothing firm
of Chicago, dated December I, 1S87.
It shows that. W eisr s salary was $4,000
year on condition that he made
sales amounting to $80,000.
A singular shooting aflray occurred
at Mount Pleasant, Utah, the sequtl
to which was a marnace. Audrew
Komarro had callwl on a young ladv
to wnom ne nau invn paying atten
tion, JIiss Mortensen. Whde encaceil
in a slight scume she drew a revolver
from his pocket, and, pointing it at
him, said in a joking manner, she
would shoot him if he did not let her
alone. "Look out! it's loaded," said
Romarro. Just then Miss Mortensen
pulled the trigger when a bullet en
tered the left side of Romarro'a face.
Almost wild with freniy, the Kirl
threw the revolver away and began to
run. Romarro, bleeding profusely,
fell, but got up and wont into the
house. A doctor waa summoned and
the wound dr sed. The shooting was
one at 7 p. m, and at midnight they
Everything of General Interest In
The crop of Chineso phessints
promise" to be enormous in Linn
county this year.
O. J, Beardslt-y was appointed post
master at Eola, Polk county, Oregon,
vice Asa Shain, resigned. '
A new iMist'jffiee was established at
Nashville, Benton county, Oregon, and
Jennie C. Curry was appointed post
mistress. Patents have been granted aa fol
lows: Oregon Wilton K. Anderson
and Ben H. Smith, Wapenita, sawmill
Gov. Pennoyer ha appointed Mrs
Parsell, of Alpine, Oregon, a DOtary
public, the first instance of a woman
having been appointed to that oflice
Convict Crump made an attempt at
suicide at the Salem penitentiary by
jumping from tho top bunk in his coll,
iiead first to the stone ffxir. He was
knocked senseless, but recovered.
At Washington, Secretary Vilas bus
affirmed the decision of the commis
siohcr of tho general land clll.'e in
awarding to Thomas C. Little a tract
of laud of forty acres in the Lakeview
(Oregon) land district.
Dee Matlock shot Al Laikins, at
Ueppner, the ball entering1 the side ol
the neck just above tho collar bone,
passing out above the shoulder blade,
nd barely missing a large arterv.
Larkin has even chances for vetting
well. Matlocl' is at laree. Larkin
was on crutches at the time, having
been hurt by a hore.
Gov. Pennoyer has received from
Alexander Sutton, secretary of the
Columbia Riv r Fishermen's Protect
ive Union, a complaint that trap or
pound net fishermen violate the law
by fishing during the weekly close
season. The governor bus referred
tho matter to tno fish commission,
with directions to act.
A corpse was discovered floating in
the river at ihe foot of Stark street,
Portland. The remains were so swollen
that ut first it was difficult to identify
them, but subsequently they wero re
cognized as being those of John Ken
nedy, a shoemaker. Mr. Kennedy
was un old resident of tho citv. He
was u quiet, peaceful man and a good
Peter Shannon shot and killed his
wile and afterward shot and killed
himself. Tho tragedy occurred at a
small boardinir house in Poitland. It
was a most brutal, cold blooded niui
der. Shannon was about (10 years old
and bin wife 05. They had only been
married about a year, and Shannon's
jealousy is summed to havj been the
cause of the crime.
John Mcintosh, u young man em-
ployed at Gov. Pennoyei's sawmill,
Portland, met with a seiious accident,
entailing the loss of his right bund.
ii i . i . .
wuraiiy, hi a piuner unit in
stepping on the lever lo throw Un
belt oil' the pulley, he slipped and was
pitched forward, his hand striking the
planer und being caught under the
heavy blades. It was frightfully man
gled as far up aa the wrist. Mr. Mc
intosh was taken to his home.
J. F. Parkn, a lawyer of Spokane
Falls, who has been staying at tho St.
Charles hotel, Portland, was found in
a dying condition in his room. A
partially filled box of morphine pills
on tho stand by his bcdsii e showed
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nimi, ne mm lUKen, ami a Uoctor was
at once summoned, but all efforts to
restore animation failed, and in a
short time ho expired. It is supposed
that the morphine was takuu with
Three yoiimr women were passing
the corner of Third and Taylor streets,
Portland, a huckmun asked them to
Uko a lii'e. One of them t ild him to
drive around the comer and draw up
to the sidewalk. llo did ho, and
iilight-d to mien thu door of his hack,
when two of the young women seized
him, and ihe oilier, taking his whip
from tno socket, proceeded to ly it on
over his head and shoulders with givut
vigor. After receiving a small taste of
what he richly deserve I, ho managed
to escape, and jumping oi his hack
drove nil", leaving In whip a a tropny
in Ihe hands of the young woman.
Antone Neidermyer, asalo n keeper
on the White Hou-e road, near Port
land, made a queer attempt on his life.
Taking a razor, , he cut a gush two
inches lomt on the inner side of his
left foot, about an inch above the an
kle joint. The wound, a superficial
one, not serious, was dressed by a doc-
i no iiii'ii-trioii gHineu grouilll
Neidermyer had been married
during the aitornoon, and a crowd of
young people went to his place of
abode in the saloon to charivari him
and his bride. It was then found
that he had locked himself in a room
and attempted his li e
James H. O'Reilly, a young carpen
ter in the employ of the O, R. & N.
Co., met with a fatal accideut at bridge
No. 77, about two miles beyond the
Cascades. It appears O Redly was en
gaged with aome other workmen in
making repairs to the bridge, when he
fell, sustaining what was regarded as
seriom injuries. The head office in
this city was telegraphed and informed
of the accident, and requested to have
a surgeon at the depot lo attend him
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-iit-u ue reaeneu nere. ah arrange
ments were made for the injured man
by the company, but another dispatch
stated that O'Reilly had died on board
the train just before reaching Bonne
ville. Mis N. lfayworth, a young lady 20
years old, was fatally burned while set
ting (ye to trwh in her yard, at her
home near Galveston, Ind. She waa
soou to have been married.
MAnUTFT RFPDRT. I
I VI r III m I wsfp
Reliable Qnola'ioni Carefully Bevised
WHEAT Valley, $1 25afl 26
Walla Wallu,$l 17l 18 J.
BARLEY W hole. $1 lOffil 12J;
ground, per ton, "25 00(27 GO.
OATS Milling, 42i45c.i feed, 41
HAY Baled, $15 Of 17 00.
SEED Blue Grass, 14 J lfa. ; Tim
othy, 9J10a; Red Clover, 1415c.
FLOUR Patent Roller, $4 00;
Country Brand, $3 75.
EGGS Per doz, 20 .
BUTTER Fancv roll,
SOo'.; pickled, 15J20
grade, 1522 j.
CHEESE Eastern, l(5s?20c.j Ore
gon, 14K5c; California, 14Jc.
VEGETABLE? Beets. pr sack,
$1 50; cabbige, per lb., 2-jc. ; carrots,
perfk., $1 25; lettuce, per dox. 20o. ;
onions. $1 50; potatoes, per 100 lbs.,
5075c; radishes, per doz., 1520o. ;
rhubarb, er lb., Cc.
HONEY In comb, per lb., 18c;
strained. 5 gal. tins, per lb. 8.J ).
POULTRY Chickens, per doz..
$5 5(i 00; din ks, per doz., $5 00()
00; geese, $0 008 00; turkeys,
per lb., 10($18e.
PROVISIONS Oregon hams, 13c
per fii. ; hastern, LIkUJc; Eastern
breakfast bacon, 12.$ per lb. ; Oregon
12(ii;1Jj,; Eisieru Jaid, K'OVlHo. per
lb. ; Oregon, 10k.
GREEN FRUITS ApyVs. $2 00
(i2 50; Sicil) lemon-, $5 00.5 50;
California, $3 50uj5 00 ; N ivaloranges
$5 75; Riverside, $1 00; Mediterra
nean, $1 25.
DRIED FRUITS Sim dried ap
pies, 7Jii. per lb. ; machine dried, 10(3
11c ;t pit'ess plums, 13c.; Dalian
prunes, 10(if'14c. ; peaches, 12JTlc;
raisins, $2 252 50.
WOOL Valley, ll15c; Eastern
Oregon. 12 Ho.
HIDES Dry beef hides, 8ftl0;
culls, G7; kip and calf, 810j.;
Murrain, 10 12e. ; tallow, 33o.
LUMBER Rough, per M, $10 00;
j'd, per M, $12 00; T. and G.
I ,H, .v..- 1 cl ) IU . V . O il
BiiCiitiiuit; j i pu 'ru ; av. & Hi fur
ing. per M, 118 00; No. 2 eeilinir, per
M,$18 00; No. 2 rustic, per M, $18 00;
! dear rough, per M, $20 00 ; clear P. 4
i ?.' ' 'i'.' 1 . ""or111-'. P"'
.11. ,IU , io. 1
ceiling, per M,
, " No- 1 r"rWt ,i:i1r M- " f)?i
'. MU1'1,,"-. l' M- , 12
,l,,r',;;" PlnV t 1 -T rn
! l,) ,0 "tr:': 2. . l)' .lt',,S,h u0 ' !?
1 'J1,'1 w ,H lwr M 2 20
I U lath, per M, .2 50.
j MEAT Beef, wholesale, 3($,31e..;
' dressed, 7c; sheen, 3.Jc; dreeo, 6 ;
I ,l(,Bs' tlrei-scd, 7oj7J :. ; veal, 78c.
BEANS Ouoie small whites. $2 60:
pinks, $2; onvna,$2; butter, $2 50;
Limas, $3 00 t r .'eutal.
COFFEE Q lote Salvador, lBc;
Costa Rica, l(a20c. ; Ri i, 1S(?20i;. ;
Java, 25k.; AruuckLYs rusted, 22$
SALT Liverpool grades of fine
quoted $1S, $1!) and $20 fur thu tluee
sizes; stock salt, $10.
PICKLES Kegs quoted steady al
SUGAR Price for barrels; Golden
C.SJc. ; extrs C.CJf. ; dry granulated,
6Jc. ; crushed, fi ie crushed, cube and
isiwdered, 7Jo. ; extra C, 5jj;.; halves
and boxes, hiyher.
PITH AND POINT.
Some people are so lonsltive that
they soem to have corns all oyer them.
The wise man is the man who
knows what to do whoa the time
People don't got famous In a
hurry, and it takes a deal of work
cvon to earn your broad and buttor.
"Will the coining man use both
arms?" ask a soiontisU Ua will if his
girl knows how to drive. Omaha
Tliero U a forture waiting for the
man who will invent a humane
mothod of starting a balky hoiso,
Judging from effects, the kind of
oil most extensively used for pouring
on troubled waters la turmoiL K Y.
Money is not nearly so Taluable
as character, for money can not buy
the respect of thoughtful men and
True politeness Is rerfeot ease and
freedom. It simply consists in treat.
ing others as you like to be treated
yourselt Lord Chesterfield.
The louder the whine of com
plaint, the les need for sympathy.
Intense emotions never express them
ioItcs in noise.
Be not offended at a jost. If one
throw salt at thoe, thou will receive
no harm nnless thou halt tore places.
It U only another illustration of
the law of compensation that women
advanced in viowi are apt to be behind
In the fashions.
It Is not what a man makes but
what he saves that adds to his proa
perityj atop the leaks. "Wanton wasU
makes woeful want"
Ho who does rt-jht it frequently
left alone. Ha who nnder the
urface and discerns .he true state of
things, will be left aline by the nndta
As tho sword of I te kest tempered
metal is inostll xille, so the trnly
generom aro most p iant and courte
ous In tlnir behavior o their inforiora,
T. Fuller. ... -
w uie intereiU of Par-,
and Rtirlrm.. """"I
8or Iet, or Gui-get.
A correspondent of li,.n..v. .
wm gives a cure of his own for ,?
iroubh some complaint. t '"
At first one tout will milk harder 'tV"1
the rest, and gofg won until crp.
dron can bo sot from it ti.. 18
)f the buir it rpnrmt. ,."t "Ulfr
woolen. He le, . the teat llm ,ff
done for four days, rubbing cij,
il twice a day, giving U,e Cow"!
drona of a(!onit. nn un . ur
night and morning, and notgiv,no; ?'
,'f.w R full ar,.in .U . . ,flg the
- o--... .unon uurinir ir
time. He milks on the fifth day I !J
generally has no trouble. If jt j,' .a
to milk hard again give another
and there is no troubln f(n.
uinitita in... l . S'tll
troublesome complaint. n,t ...
- n .IVBIIIItf
".u rv ill in.......
time of the year there may be mT.
persons who will he glad to know hi
to treat it.
Large quantities of butter are ei.
i.uiict. iium imssw. ine amount
t oned in 1886 was 4.3U6 ton,
against 3,315 tons in 1880. '
A farmer's wife tells tho Fum' a
Horn that if butter niMkers will nut
iheir cream through a thin li., i .
just before churning it. they will not
ne noinereu wun White specks in tU
An avenue of well-grown trees ,T
tho roadside makes a farm vastly more
attractive and costs little excent the
lator of setting. On high ground the
sugar maple thus set will .
sugar grove ufter a few year ft
low land the elm is the lian,!wm,
tree, but its roots extend far into the
Potatoes oimht to bo planted at
least th:ee to Lur inches deep, and if
covered thus deeply tiny will b fonie
tini't in coining up. Weeds are quite
sure to get tho start unless thesinfuce
is harrowed onco or twice before tlm
potato crop is out of the ground. R
really does not hurt tho iotulo to con
tinue the harrowing still longer.
There is a greater demand for ever
green coi n than for any other. It is
late, and, ihereh re, preferred for can
ning. It is very lurge and sweet, and,
therefore, in demand for soilim? nH
ensilage. Being late and large, it u
difficult to cure tho teed without fi
heat, which should, always be girm,
to have it safe from freezine when
cold weather comes.
A man's character can be judged
pretty well by seeing him among liis
cows. If 1 wanted to buv a cow und
was shown one that the owner raited.
and she kept out of reach when he
tried to put his hand on her, I would
rejest her for uo other reason. 1
should be afraid either he had bred all
the good disposition out of her, or that
she had lost any she was born with hy
associating with him.
Tho oichurdist it largely dependent
on tho weather. On one point he it
nearly, if not quite, helpless. If dry
I weather enough dins not come while
bis trees are hlossoiniug for the pollen
to diffuse itself, tho fruit will not set
Part of this work is doubtless depend
ent upon bees, which do not fly dur
ing heavy cold ruins. More than ones
we nave seen abundant blossonun;
followed by heavy rams which waslnd
away tho iMjIlen and left oaly a very
poor Mt of fruit.
Mulching consists in the flpplieitii n
of old straw or something of tho sort
on the surface around the tree, fur
mice or four feet ou each side, und to
the depih of ten or tw lve inches.
This retains the moisture for the beu
f tit of the tree, inst ad of allowing it
to evaporate; und if the teason be
dry it will save tho life of the tree,
while if it happens to bo wet no in
jury will take place. Newly planted
irees olten live without mulching, but
tho danger is great, and the hot, dry
summir frequently prcve fatal; s
lhat the cureinl planter will not run
the risk of neglecting it.
It is quite right to color butler with
unnuito, observes Prof. Stewart. R
has no effect upon the reul quul.ty ef
the butler, except to give it mi appe
tizing color. Butter is one of ths
foods that v.-e taste thr. ugh our ey.
If it has a delicate golden color the
imagination can tusily give it the
aroniu and flavor of the sweetest prurf
butter. If it be too white, us winur
butler must be, without coloring, it i
imagined to be largely composed of
lard. Coloring adds much to the
pleasure of eating it, and therefore to
In a report on entomology recently
made to the Columbus (O.) Horticul
tural Society Mr. B. W. Allwocd state
I that many remedies were employed on
caooage worms, isone proved of any
value except tobacco soaps and pyreth-
rum. ihe tobacco soaps prepared
with potash were quite efficient, the
value of which was ascribed to the
potash. Pyrelhrum is recommended
as the best remedy, being perfectly
safe, easy of application and more
deadly on the worms than any other
remedy used. Powder of good quality
mixed with three times its bulk i-f
flour, was found perfectly effective, ap
plied with a dusting bellows.
It is related that a genius at Pitts
burg, 111., has made a big barrel chum
upon wheels. He goes through the
country gathering cream, until
proper quantity hat been secured. On
the way home he connects the churn
ing gear, and as he drives along the
churning goes on as the wagon moves
forward, so that when he arrives there
is nothing to do but take out the but
ter and draw off the buttermilk. That
comes pretty near a portable butter
uciory, and its inventor is prooaoi
L ..." .a.
iKirn i anaee. instead ol beine a
tive of the Sucker State."